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   (B) the importer’s knowledge that the good is an originating good, including reasonable reliance on information in the importer’s possession that the good is an originating good;

in such form and manner as may be required in applicable regulations.

(ii) Record-keeping requirements.--An importer of a good, for which entry is claimed under the terms of this note, shall maintain, for a minimum of five years from the date of importation of the good, all records and supporting documents necessary to demonstrate that the good qualified for the tariff and other treatment provided for under the terms of this note, in such form and manner as may be required in applicable regulations. For purposes of this note, the term “records and supporting documents” includes, with respect to an exported good for which entry is claimed under the terms of this note, records and documents related to the origin of the good, including--

(A) the purchase, cost and value of, and payment for, the good;

(B) the purchase, cost and value of, and payment for, all materials, including indirect materials, used in the production of the good; and

(C) the production of the good in the form in which it was exported.

(iii) Verification.--For purposes of determining whether a good imported into the customs territory of the United States from the territory of Peru qualifies as an originating good under the provisions of this note, the appropriate customs officer may conduct a verification as set forth in pertinent regulations.

(m) Interpretation and application of rules of origin.

(i) Unless otherwise provided herein, the requirements of any specific rule, or specific set of rules, in subdivision (n) of this note that is set out adjacent to a heading or subheading of the tariff schedule and specifies a change of tariff classification applies only to nonoriginating materials. For purposes of this subdivision and subdivision (n) of this note, a tariff provision is a “heading” if its article description is not indented; a provision is a “subheading” if it is designated by 6 digits under the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System; and the terms “chapter” and “section” refer to a chapter or section, respectively, of the tariff schedule.

(ii) Where a specific rule in subdivision (n) of this note is defined using the criterion of a change in tariff classification, and the rule is written to exclude tariff provisions at the level of a chapter, heading or subheading of the tariff schedule, such rule shall be construed to require that materials classified in those excluded provisions be originating for the good to qualify as originating.

(iii) When a heading or subheading of the tariff schedule is subject to alternative specific rules in subdivision (n) of this note, the rule will be considered to be met if a good satisfies one of the alternatives.

(iv) When a single rule is applicable to a group of headings or subheadings, and that rule of origin specifies a change of heading or subheading, the requirement shall be interpreted so that the change of heading or subheading may occur within a single heading or subheading or between headings or subheadings of the group. When, however, a rule refers to a change in heading or subheading “outside that group,” such change in heading or subheading must occur from a heading or subheading that is outside the group of headings or subheadings set out in the rule.

(v) References to weight in the rules set forth in subdivision (n) of this note for goods provided for in chapters 1 through 24 of the tariff schedule are to dry weight, unless otherwise specified in the tariff schedule.

(vi) For purposes of applying this note to goods of chapters 6 through 14, inclusive, agricultural and horticultural goods grown in the territory of a party shall be treated as an originating good even if grown from seeds, bulbs, rootstock, cuttings, grafts, shoots, buds or other live parts of plants imported from a non-party.

(vii) This subdivision confers origin on the goods specified in the provisions below, except as otherwise specified herein. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, a good is originating if it meets the applicable change in tariff classification rules specified in subdivision (n) of this note.
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   (A) A good of chapters 27 through 40, inclusive (except ethyl isopropyl thionocarbamates of subheading 2930.20 and goods of heading 3823), of the tariff schedule, that is the product of a chemical reaction in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both, shall be treated as originating. For purposes of applying this subdivision to goods of the foregoing chapters, a     “chemical reaction” is a process (including a biochemical process) that results in a molecule with a new structure by breaking intramolecular bonds and by forming new intramolecular bonds, or by altering the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule. The following are not considered to be chemical reactions for purposes of determining whether a good is originating:

(1) dissolution in water or in another solvent;

(2) the elimination of solvents, including solvent water; or

(3) the addition or elimination of water of crystallization.

(B) For the purposes of chapters 28 through 40, a good that is subject to purification shall be treated as originating provided that one of the following occurs in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both:

(1) the purification results in the elimination of 80 percent of the impurities; or

(2) the purification results in the reduction or elimination of impurities, rendering the good suitable:

(I) as a pharmaceutical, medicinal, cosmetic, veterinary or food grade substance;

(II) as a chemical product or reagent for analytical, diagnostic or laboratory uses;

(III) as an element or component for use in micro-elements;

(IV) for specialized optical uses;

(V) for non-toxic uses for health and safety;

(VI) for biotechnical use;

(VII) as a carrier used in a separation process; or

(VIII)for nuclear grade uses.

(C) A good of chapters 30, 31 or 33 through 40 (except heading 3808) shall be treated as an originating good if the deliberate and proportionally controlled mixing or blending (including dispersing) of materials to conform to predetermined specifications, resulting in the production of a good having physical or chemical characteristics that are relevant to the purposes or uses of the good and are different from the input materials, occurs in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both.

(D) A good of chapter 30, 31, 33 or 39 shall be treated as originating if the deliberate and controlled reduction in particle size of a good, including micronizing by dissolving a polymer and subsequent precipitation, other than by merely crushing or pressing, resulting in a good having a defined particle size, defined particle size distribution or defined surface area, which is relevant to the purposes of the resulting good and have different physical or chemical characteristics from the input materials occurs in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both

(E) A good of chapters 28 through 38 shall be treated as originating if the production of standards materials occurs in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both. For purposes of this subdivision, “standards materials” (including standards solutions) are preparations suitable for analytical, calibrating or referencing uses, having precise degrees of purity or proportions that are certified by the manufacturer.

(F) A good of chapters 28 through 39 shall be treated as originating if the isolation or separation of isomers from mixtures of isomers occurs in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both.
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   (G) A good of chapters 28 through 38 that undergoes a change from one tariff classification to another in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both, as a result of the separation of one or more individual materials from a man-made mixture shall not be treated as originating unless the isolated material underwent a chemical reaction in the territory of Peru, the     United States, or both.

(viii) (A) A textile good of chapters 50 through 60 of the tariff schedule and imported under heading 9822.06.20 of the tariff schedule shall be considered originating if it is wholly formed in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both from--

(1) one or more fibers and yarns listed in U.S. note 29 to subchapter XXII of chapter 98; or

(2) a combination of the fibers and yarns listed in U.S. note 29 to such subchapter XXII and one or more fibers and yarns that originate under the terms of this note.

The originating fibers and yarns referred to in subdivision (A)(2) may contain up to 10 percent by weight of fibers or yarns that do not undergo an applicable change in tariff classification set out in subdivision (n) of this note. Any elastomeric yarn contained in such originating yarns must be formed in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both.

(B) An apparel good of chapter 61 or 62 of the tariff schedule and imported under heading 9822.06.20 of the tariff schedule shall be considered originating if it is cut or knit to shape, or both, and sewn or otherwise assembled in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both, and if the fabric of the outer shell, exclusive of collars and cuffs where applicable, is wholly of--

(1) one or more fabrics listed in U.S. note 29 to subchapter XXII of chapter 98; or

(2) one or more fabrics or knit to shape components formed in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both, from one or more of the yarns listed in U.S. note 29 to such subchapter XXII; or

(3) any combination of the fabrics referred to in subdivision (B)(1), the fabrics or knit to shape components referred to in subdivision (B)(2) or one or more fabrics or knit to shape components originating under this note.

The originating fabrics referred to in subdivision (B)(3) may contain up to 10 percent by weight of fibers or yarns that do not undergo an applicable change in tariff classification set out in subdivision (n) of this note. Any elastomeric yarn contained in an originating fabric or knit to shape component referred to in subdivision (B)(3) must be formed in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both.

(C) A textile good of chapter 42, 63 or 94 of the tariff schedule and imported under heading 9822.06.20 of the tariff schedule shall be considered originating if it is cut or knit to shape, or both, and sewn or otherwise assembled in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both, and if the component that determines the tariff classification of the good is wholly of--

(1) one or more fabrics listed in U.S. note 29 to subchapter XXII of chapter 98; or

(2) one or more fabrics or knit to shape components formed in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both, from one or more of the yarns listed in U.S. note 29 to such subchapter XXII; or

(3) any combination of the fabrics referred to in subdivision (C)(1), the fabrics or knit to shape components referred to in subdivision (C)(2) or one or more fabrics or knit to shape components originating under this note.

The originating fabrics referred to in subdivision (C)(3) may contain up to 10 percent by weight of fibers or yarns that do not undergo an applicable change in tariff classification set out in subdivision (n) of this note. Any elastomeric yarn contained in an originating fabric or knit to shape component referred to in subdivision (C)(3) must be formed in the territory of Peru, the United States, or both.

(D) An apparel good of chapter 61 or 62 shall be considered originating regardless of the origin of any visible lining fabric described in chapter rule 1 to such chapters, narrow fabrics described in chapter rule 3 to such chapters, sewing thread described in chapter rule 4 to such chapters or pocketing fabric described in chapter rule 5 to such chapters, the foregoing as set forth in subdivision (n) of this note, if any such material is identified in U.S. note 29 to subchapter XXII of chapter 98 and the good meets all other applicable requirements for preferential tariff treatment under this note.

(n) Change in tariff classification rules. [NOTE: NOT UPDATED FOR PRES.PROC. 8097 or 8771]
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  Chapter 1.

A change to headings 0101 through 0106 from any other chapter.

Chapter 2.

A change to headings 0201 through 0210 from any other chapter.

Chapter 3.

Chapter rule: Fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates shall be deemed originating even if they were cultivated from nonoriginating fry or larvae. For purposes of this rule, the term “fry” means immature fish at a post-larval stage and includes fingerlings, parr, smolts, and elvers.

A change to headings 0301 through 0307 from any other chapter.

Chapter 4.

1. A change to headings 0401 through 0404 from any other chapter, except from subheading 1901.90.

2. A change to heading 0405 from any other chapter, except from subheadings 1901.90 or 2106.90.

3. A change to heading 0406 from any other chapter, except from subheading 1901.90.

4. A change to headings 0407 through 0410 from any other chapter.

Chapter 5.

A change to headings 05.01 through 05.11 from any other chapter.

Chapter 6.

A change to headings 0601 through 0604 from any other chapter.

Chapter 7.

A change to headings 0701 through 0714 from any other chapter.

Chapter 8.

A change to headings 0801 through 0814 from any other chapter.

Chapter 9.

1. A change to heading 0901 from any other chapter.

2. A change to subheadings 0902.10 through 0902.40 from any other subheading.

3. A change to heading 0903 from any other chapter.

4. (a) A change to crushed, ground, or powdered spices put up for retail sale of subheadings 0904.11 through 0910.99 from spices that are not crushed, ground, or powdered of subheadings 0904.11 through 0910.99, or from any other subheading; or

(b) A change to mixtures of spices or any good of subheadings 0904.11 through 0910.99 other than crushed, ground, or powdered spices put up for retail sale from any other subheading.
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Chapter 10.

A change to headings 1001 through 1008 from any other chapter.

Chapter 11.

1. A change to headings 1101 through 1104 from any other chapter.

2. A change to subheadings 1105.10 through 1105.20 from any other chapter, except from heading 0701.

3. A change to headings 1106 though 1107 from any other chapter.

4. A change to subheadings 1108.11 through 1108.12 from any other chapter.

5. A change to subheading 1108.13 from any other chapter, except from heading 0701.

6. A change to subheadings 1108.14 through 1108.20 from any other chapter.

7. A change to heading 1109 from any other chapter.

Chapter 12.

A change to headings 1201 through 1214 from any other chapter.

Chapter 13.

A change to headings 1301 through 1302 from any other chapter.

Chapter 14.

A change to headings 1401 through 1404 from any other chapter.

Chapter 15.

1. A change to headings 1501 through 1518 from any other chapter.

2. A change to heading 1520 from any other heading.

3. A change to headings 1521 through 1522 from any other chapter.

Chapter 16.

1. A change to headings 1601 through 1603 from any other chapter.

2. A change to subheadings 1604.11 through 1604.13 from any other chapter.

3. (a) A change to tuna loins of subheading 1604.14 from any other chapter; or

(b) A change to any other good of subheading 1604.14 from any other heading, except from headings 0301 through 0304.

4. A change to subheadings 1604.15 through 1604.30 from any other chapter.

5. A change to heading 1605 from any other chapter.

Chapter 17.

1. A change to headings 1701 through 1703 from any other chapter.

2. A change to heading 1704 from any other heading.